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New Fiber Art in Progress – Scraps to Something More

I’ve been busy in the studio. I started a new fiber art wall hanging.

Scraps of Fabric to Inspire

Scraps of Fabric to Inspire

It all starts with this: pile of fabric scraps turns into a quilt.

And, after two days of work on these scraps, I create the main elements. In this case it’s an elongated teardrop shape. I make them each as individual elements, making sure there is enough contrast between them. Then I place them on the background fabric. Though I’m not ready to show the entire quilt and it’s really just in the beginning stages, here’s a sneak peak of one area:

Main Element

Close-up of Main Element

There’s still quite a bit of work to be done. I have to stitch more color into the background and into the elements. I’ll keep sharing with you as I go forward and I hope you enjoy the ride!

Just started stitching!

Just started stitching!

2 Responses

  1. Tracey

    I’m glad you’re sharing this, Fran. I like knowing how the pros do it! xo

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  2. Love your palette; love seeing art being created. Looking forward to seeing the finished product.

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